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Political Sciences: Postgraduate Students / Researchers

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NEWS

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Books in the library:
  • Level 6: N 001.42 and Open Collection 001.42
  • Level 2: N 658 RESEARCH
  • Level 1: N 300.72 and Open Collection 300.72

LIBRARY RESEARCH COMMONS for registered M&D students

RESEARCHER VISIBILITY

Altmetrics tools allow you to track research impact and reach people in new ways. You can see where your work is discussed, and so understand your audience. The real benefits come when you use the tools to co-produce knowledge. Read about it here.

Contact your librarian for assistance with your H-index calculation.

Create a sustainable research portfolio with ORCID

Contact your librarian should you need assistance with your ORCID profile as well adding your publications to ORCID.

Access Google Scholar and sign in with your gmail account. Click on My Citations and follow the instructions.

Contact your librarian for assistance with your Google Scholar profile and adding your publications to your profile.

REFERENCING

Complete this online form to immediately receive the Endnote download link. 

STATISTICS AND ANALYTICS SOFTWARE

  • Atlas.ti = Contact UP IT Support to download on your computer. 

User Manual.

Overview

  • SPSS = Available on all the computers in the Merensky2 Library Research Commons.

WRITING TIPS & RESEARCHER INSPIRATION

PLAGIARISM AND TURNITIN

RESEARCH DATA and RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT (RDM)

FACULTY SUPPORT

 Writing skills -  visit the Humanities Faculty Writing Centre (HWC).

** Links to HWC Resources.

Faculty Student Advisor: Ms Modipadi Phala (email pm.phala@up.ac.za).